Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Physical Therapy Assistant Salaries

Median annual physical therapy assistant salaries were about $53,000 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned a Physical Therapy Assistant salary of  less than about $32,000 and the highest 10 percent earned more than about $74,000.


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, physical therapy assistant wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of physical therapy assistants in May 2013 were:
Industry Employment  Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage 
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 30,810 4.15 $24.95 $51,890
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 15,850 0.30 $24.20 $50,330
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 7,970 0.48 $28.55 $59,390
Home Health Care Services 6,270 0.52 $29.57 $61,500
Offices of Physicians 4,190 0.17 $24.32 $50,590

Physical therapy assistant pay
for industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation in 2013 were:
Industry Employment  Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage 
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 30,810 4.15 $24.95 $51,890
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 2,300 0.96 $25.80 $53,650
Home Health Care Services 6,270 0.52 $29.57 $61,500
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 7,970 0.48 $28.55 $59,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 15,850 0.30 $24.20 $50,330

Physical Therapy Assistant earnings
for top paying industries for this
occupation in 2013 were:
Industry Employment  Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage 
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services NA
NA
$31.47 $65,460
Home Health Care Services 6,270 0.52 $29.57 $61,500
Employment Services 810 0.02 $28.56 $59,400
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 7,970 0.48 $28.55 $59,390
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 960 0.12 $27.39 $56,980

Physical Therapy Assistant salaries by state are shown below on the
following Bureau of Labor Statistics map.



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Information on this page summarized from:
(1)
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapist-assistants-and-aides.htm
(2)
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,Occupational Employment Statistics,Occupational Employment and Wages, May 201,31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes312021.htm
(3) Image Credit:Salary map by state from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor,Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013,31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes312021.htm

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